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Life Insurance Analyst

Location:
Fort Worth, TX
Posted:
December 28, 2019

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TIM B. DOUGHERTY

**** ***** **** **.

Fort Worth, Texas

479-***-****

ada5wb@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Over 26 years of experience, in diverse fields of application software development, maintenance, on-going support, testing and re-engineering on IBM Mainframes and client-server applications along with database knowledge and programming skills.

Extensive domain knowledge in the diversified fields of Health and Life Insurance, Retail Corporate accounting dealing with General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Receivables, Procurement, Asset Management, Property Management and Corporate Reporting. Experienced in Analysis, Coding, Testing, Implementation and knowledge transfer activities.

Proven Record of Success in design, development and implementation of software applications using COBOL, COBOLII, CICS, VSAM, JCL, DB2, QMF, SQL, DATACOM, IDMS, ADS, IMS, SQL, PLI, ASSEMBLER, EASYTRIEVE, ISPF/TSO, CA-Scheduler, Endeavor, ChangeMan, C, C++ and MQ Processing.

Good Programming and Communication Skills with excellent work ethics, easy adaptability to demanding time schedules coupled with positive user interaction and excellent team spirit. Able to quickly absorb new material and highly motivated to work in a group.

QUALIFICATION

Bachelor of Science, ( Business/Accounting) from University of Southern Ca. Los Angeles Ca

Associate of Arts (Computer Science) Collin County Community College Plano Tx

SOFTWARE SKILLS

Operating System(s):

zOS, OS/MVS, IDMS, IMS, VSE/XP, Windows.

RDBMS:

DB2, IMS, Oracle, Informix, Vsam, DataCom,

Hardware:

IBM Mainframe and PC Compatibles

Languages:

COBOL, CICS, JCL, SQL, Natural, REXX, PLI, ASSEMBLER, EASYTRIEVE, C, C++, VB

Applications/

Domains:

Health and Life Insurance, Corporate accounting dealing with GL, AP, AR, Asset and Property Management and Corporate Reporting.

Certifications:

Certification in DataProcessing 1987, Certification in Oracle 2003,

Certification in MicroSoft Web Design 2010

Utilities:

TSO/ISPF, File-aid, Endevor, Changeman, VISIO, Abend-Aid, QMF, XPEDITER, INTERTEST, SMARTTEST, IDCAMS, SYNCSORT, CA7, CA11, Control-M, OMEGAMON, STROBE, FTP, IBM Utilities, Soap Micro-Focus, Fle Manager, MICROSOFT-OFFICE, Shareport, Crystal

Duration: Feb 2019 – Current

Employer: INFO SYS

Client: BNSF Fort Worth Tx

Role: Analyst

Environment: ZOS, OS390, Natural, COBOL, CICS, Web Services, DB2, TSO/ISPF, JCL, VSAM, DB2, IMS

Description:

Assigned to Yard, industry and Demurrage. Duties include Production Support and support of shore development. Participated in major enhancements to Demurrage and moderation of Yard and industry.

Duration: June 2018 – Feb 2019

Employer: Walmart Bentonville, Ar

Assignment:

Role: Analyst

Environment: ZOS, OS390, COBOL, CICS, Web Services, DB2, TSO/ISPF, JCL, VSAM, DB2, IMS, Informix, LIBRARIAN, XPEDITER, IBM UTILITIES, SYNCSORT, FTP, IDCAMS, MQ, UNIX, JAVA, PUTTY, Soap, Rest

Description:

Assigned to QA team. Responsibilities include building test regions for new releases. Duties included:

Code assessment and reviews Loading data for testing Preparing environment for both Mainframe and Unix testing Abend Recovery and analysis Accomplishments: created a new Test Region for overseas Market.

Duration: June 2015 – April 2018

Employer: Walmart Bentonville, Ar

Assignment: Replenishment

Role: Programmer

Environment: ZOS, OS390, COBOL, CICS, Web Sevices, DB2, TSO/ISPF, JCL, VSAM, DB2, IMS, Oracle, LIBRARIAN, XPEDITER, IBM UTILITIES, SYNCSORT, FTP, IDCAMS, MQ, UNIX, JAVA PUTTY, Soap, Rest

Description:

This Group responsible for Inventory replenishment for all Walmart Stores and Distribution Centers for both

Groceries and Merchandise. Processing consist of developing/creating Work Orders and Purchase Orders (P.O.s). Applying edits, allowances and discounts to these P.O.’s. Finally, distributing completed P.O.’s to

Distribution Centers.

Accomplishments: Participated development/installation of PO’s system consisting of batch, Cics Web Services, Java and DB2.

Duration: Oct 2012 – June 2015

Employer: Walmart Bentonville, Ar

Assignment: Development Services

Role: Analyst

Environment: ZOS, OS390, COBOL, CICS, DB2, TSO/ISPF, JCL, VSAM, DB2, IMS, LIBRARIAN, XPEDITER, IBM UTILITIES, SYNCSORT, FTP, IDCAMS, MQ, UNIX, JAVA PUTTY

Description:

This Group maintains software applications on various platforms including: IBM Mainframes, Microsoft and Linux. The team extends client information systems to Intranet, Internet and Extranet Through integrated applications utilizing multi-platform software languages and tools.

Responsibilities:

Administrator of Librarian which is a tool that contains all Mainframe and Jcl Source.

Participated in Project Store Number Expansion

Rewrote Java Web Site, This site schedules MF Jobs on CA7

Work with Vendors to resolve issues with Developers Tools

Work with Db2 Database administrators to resolve system and Upgrades

Maintain Compile and Developers Rexx Panels and TestSets

Resolve all Developers Mainframe Tickets.

Responsible for several Linux and Unix Server Applications

Monitor several Servers for Space outage

Client: Emblem Health (Cross-USA), Eveleth MN

Role: Programmer Analyst

Duration: Oct 2009 – Oct 2012

Environment: zOS, OS390, COBOL, CICS, TSO/ISPF, JCL, VSAM, DB2, LIBRARIAN, XPEDITER, IBM UTILITIES, SYNCSORT, FTP, IDCAMS

Description:

Emblem Health is a health maintenance organization and health insurance company based in New York City. Cross-USA is a rural outsourcer. My role consists of developing new Special Projects and Enhancements to the Mainframe Business Systems. In addition I support Production on call Support.

Responsibilities:

Prepare Business and Technical specifications and Detail Design documents for various Projects.

Perform Impact Analysis to determine the impacted Programs/JCLs/PROCs that need changes as part of the new requirements/enhancements

Create new Jobs, Procedures and other new components for new EDI business system.

Create various VSAM clusters and GDGs using File-Aid and JCL

Use various IBM utilities IDCAMS to write various jobs depending on requirements.

Design, code, and provide solutions for Business Problems.

Prepare Unit and System Test cases, test plans and participated in unit and system testing.

Use FileAid to perform various operations for VSAM and flat files.

Problem solving and bug fixing and providing technical support for the team.

Projects Completed:

Develop new Business System for sending claim data (EDI) to Medicare Feds. In addition requirements

Included receiving Processed Data back from Feds indicating success or failure of transmits.

Enhance Business Claim System for new access to Coordination of Benefits (COB)

Enhancements to Claim System for the processing of Organ Transplant Claims which included new procedures

and pricing logic.

Client: 7-Eleven (EDS an HP Company), Plano, Tx

Role: Programmer/Business Analyst

Duration: March 2006 – August 2009

Environment: MVS, Cobol, CICS, TSO/ISPF, JCL, VSAM, DATACOM, DB2, CHANGEMAN, INTERTEST, XPEDITER, FTP, IDCAMS, SEQUEL SERVER, SQL, VISIO STUDIO, C, C++, VB, JAVA

Description: 7-Eleven Inc. a Corporation consisting of more than 6000 Gas Convenience Stores. I worked on the Gas Information Management System. This System consisted of Accounting, Pricing, Ordering and Warehouse/reporting of a $6B Gas business. Systems ran on Mainframe. Participated in implementing a Vendor Server Accounting and Ordering Package.

Support Gas Management Legacy System dealing with daily Business Issues.

Document Legacy Business Flow for implementation of Accounting Software.

Developed New Jobs, Procs, Vsam Files and Tables for file feeds to new Accounting Software

Worked with multiple Vendors in developing and Installing this Package

Developed Unit and System Test Plans prior to implementing this package.

Designed and developed over 30 Gas Department Level Reports used to measure business results.

Develop procedures to bring these applications up to SOX Compliance.

Managed Vendor changes verifying work was complete, tested and approved by departments prior to Installation.

Performed Capacity Planning and scheduling of new projects/changes and resource allocation.

Reviewed servers and Legacy Systems for problems such as missing files, corrupted data, balancing errors.

Employer: 7-Eleven Dallas, Tx

Role: Information Programmer/Business Analyst

Duration: December 1998 – March 2006

Environment: MVS, Cobol, CICS, Assembler, TSO/ISPF, JCL, VSAM, DATACOM, DB2, CHANGEMAN, INTERTEST, XPEDITER, FTP, ORACLE, SEQUEL SERVER, SQL, VISIO STUDIO, C, C++, VB, JAVA

Description: Managed Data Processing function for corporate office and 6000 7-Eleven Stores. Supported General Ledger, Corporate Accounting, Property and Asset Management, Procurement, Property Taxes and Corporate Reporting.

Reworked General Ledger and A/P for installation of Oracle Financials.

Managed Vendor Testing Prior to Oracle installation.

Served as Business Analyst explaining system capabilities.

Installed Change Man utility used to store cobol and assembler applications.

Changed destination of over 200 Mainframe Reports from Printer to Web Server savings

Made eliminating Printing Cost.

Designed and implemented new programs, screens and database tables.

Client: Tenet Health Care (Perot Systems), Dallas, Tx

Role: Contract Programmer

Duration: March 1998 – December 1998

Environment: MVS, Cobol, IDMS, ADS, TSO/ISPF, JCL, VSAM, ENDEVOR

Description: Assigned to Tenet Health Care account. This account Managed the Data Processing functions for corporate office of approximately 700 hospitals. My role was special Projects and Y2k testing.

Enhanced G/L for new accounting Codes. Extensive Online modifications of P/O system.

Created several new financial reports, adding new indexes and deleting others from database.

Reviewed and implemented Y2k testing and making program changes.

Employer: Blue Cross Blue Shield (TEXAS)

Role: System Analyst/Lead Programmer

Duration: August 1989 – March 1998

Environment: MVS, Cobol, CICS, Assembler, TSO/ISPF, JCL, VSAM, DB2, IMS, ENDEVOR, INTERTEST, XPEDITER, SMARTTEST, IBM Utilities, Sync Sort, Micro-Focus, IDCAMS

Description: Assigned to Membership and Claims Business Units. Responsibilities included: researching, Writing proposals, estimates of future projects, and designing and implementing these projects. In addition maintaining current Membership, Claims and Financial systems.

Accomplishments:

Participated in the development of a new HMO and Health Network System.

Re-engineered Assembler Inquiry and Online systems into Cobol CICS.

Design and Implemented system to convert 140 thousand State of Texas contracts into master file subscriber records.

Design and implemented new Jobs which routed national claims to any Blue Cross Plan.



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